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govern. but we have better ideas. >> on the democratic side, if hillary clinton decides to run she would be the early favorite. with the president lavishing her with praise on "60 minutes". >> i want the country to understand what an extraordinary role she has played during the course of my administration. >> andrew cuomo of new york and o'malley are betting their efforts on gun control could propel presidential bids of their own. still the republican field is up in the air. >> america cannot afford four more years of this. >> after parting ways with fox news, sarah palin said she will expand her voice in the national discussion and hasn't shut any doors. and new jersey governor chris christie already friended mark zuckerberg. >> 1,380 days left to go, erica, not that anybody is keeping track. >> only 1386? >> 80. >> thanks. david, good morning. >> good morning, erica. >> we just heard paul ryan, who of course was on your show saying republicans need to avoid being stamped as villains. republicans have to stop being the stupid party. there's a lot of soul searching going on at this point
the chance, we can govern. we have better ideas. >> on the democratic side, if hillary clinton decides to run, she would be the early favorite. with the president lavishing her with praise on this weeks "60 minutes." >> i want the country to appreciate what an extraordinary role she has played during the course of my administration and a lot of the successes we have had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> governor's andrew cuomo and maryland's martin o'malley are betting their ambitious efforts on gun control could propel presidential bids. the republican field is up in the air. >> american cannot afford four more years with this. >> after parting ways with fox news, a source close to sarah palin says she will be expanding her voice in the national discussion and hasn't shut any doors. new jersey governor, chris christie has friending facebook founder, mark zuckerberg. >> only 1386 days left to go. not that anybody is keeping track. >> david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." >> good morning, erica. we just heard paul ryan. who is on your show today. saying republica
a letter of reprimand in your file, two weeks without pay. there are other laws or other government regulations that can be used to take care of something like this but to pursue me for the intelligence identities protections act was heavy handed. in fact, the author of the intelligence identities protections act volunteered to testify at my trial because he said that's not why the law was written. i have come to learn that most whistleblowers don't believe they're whistleblowers in the beginning. i do meet the legal definition of whistleblowing, bringing forward waste, fraud or illegality. and that's what i did. >> you're saying that the government started targeting you after you spoke out first in 2007, a time when you said these practices, in your view, were torture. you said that officials high in the government authorized them. you also said they worked. in fact, in 2007, you told msnbc you were coming forward then because you thought that the agency had gotten, quote, a bum rap on waterboarding. that's someone who is defending these practices not -- >> yes, i did defend them.
. its top governing body says it is designing rockets capable of striking the u.s. with warheads. >>> the obama administration's fight for gun control is hitting the road on friday. vice president joe biden heads to the staunch ly pro-gun state of virginia and today he will take to the internet to take questions how to reduce gun violence speaking to the public on a live streaming google chat. >>> female smokers today have a higher risk of dying from lung cancer than several decades ago. in a study out by the new england journal of medicine, researchers are finding women are smoking more and starting younger patterns that mirror the smoking habit of younger counterparts. women have caught up with men in the risk of deaths of smoking related sickness. 18% of american women are smokers. >>> cnbc mary thompson of the new york stock exchange, look likes a rough day ahead for aping, right? >> it certainly could be. apple shipped a record 7.8 million iphones in the last quarter given wall street was expecting it to sell 50 million, its shares drop 10% after-hours after reporting quarte
the american people that their government could work for them again. a lot of those things did not happen in the last four years. do you think he might acknowledge the shortcomings? >> reporter: i'm told that he is going to try to acknowledge it, but at the same time be a little more realistic. i think one of the phrases being used is pragmatic hope, if you will. it's not the same hope and change, not the same expectations that were set four years ago. some realism, but at the same time realizing that actually the country wants this. we saw it in our own poll, matt, nbc wall street journal poll, the number one message that folks wanted to send, particularly to congress, was work together. >> yeah. >> reporter: compromise. >> chuck todd at the white house. we'll be with you a lot today. thank you very much. >>> nbc's willie geist is here as well. he's along the parade route at the u.s. naval memorial. did nobody tell you that the parade doesn't start for 7 1/2 hours? >> matt, the gates aren't even open yet. the crowds are waiting outside. they don't come in until 7:30. we did get here a li
years. it would give the government more time to borrow. while democrats would like a longer term solution, the white house says it would go along. >> most americans believe you don't do your job, you shouldn't get paid. >> reporter: today's vote is a tactical shift in the gop playbook, putting on hold their demand for a debt ceiling increase only with spending cuts attached. >> it's a concession by republicans that they were not going to be able to win a spending cut fight using the debt ceiling vote. >> reporter: the clock is ticking. the country will max out its credit card at $16.4 trillion in several weeks, risking possible default on the nation's debt unless congress okay's more borrowing. the house is considering a short-term fix. lift the debt ceiling for a few months to take the pressure off, but require both house and senate to pass a budget. if they fail, congress would not get paid. >> you can't go for months and months without a paycheck. and what this does is basically says that your pay gets escrowed, put on hold until you pass a budget. >> reporter: trying to turn
on jobs and higher home prices. the government reported that sales of new homes shot up nearly 20% in 2012. and home prices went up almost 14%. >> this is the new pricing power that -- >> reporter: diana oleck covers pricing for cnbc. >> home pricing is nowhere near where we need it to be. we're at half the amount of housing starts that we would be in a normal year. >> reporter: any news is good for me toberry homes outside of columbus, ohio. they haven't been this busy since 2006. they've doubled their staff in the past year. >> pretty much every subcontractor in every field has been hiring employees. >> reporter: on wall street, the dow finished each week of the new year higher than it began. up 112% since the recession low in march, 2009, and poised to set a new record high perhaps as soon as next week. that's encouraging for americans who have an estimated $6.5 trillion of their retirement savings tied up in stocks. analysts say the rally began after washington policymakers avoided the fiscal cliff and has continued as investors chase higher stock prices. >> when that light bulb goes o
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